Komatsu spends $3.7 billion to acquire Joy Global

The 960E series of Komatsu dump trucks are some of types of machines used by the company within mining and areas like the Bowen Basin.

Komatsu expands in mining through acquisition of another company

Santos struggles with record breaker from GLNG train two

SANTOS DROPS: Despite increased production, Santos still takes a hit.

Santos share prices closed yesterday at $4.56

Road test review: Volkswagen Amarok Highline

The VW Amarok.

We road test the VW Amarok Highline dual cab ute.

Manufacturer needs 25 jobs filled by December

Matt Johns (left) and David Biggar, from Zone RV.

Need a job? Here's 25 to pick from

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class luxury comes automated

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is packed with impressive technology.

Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years comes with fireworks

Volkswagen has launched the 2016 Golf GTI 40 Years model Down Under.

The Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years is shaping as a modern classic.

Sonia Kruger should be allowed to speak on Muslims

HOW sad is Australia becoming where a TV personality like Sonya Kruger can’t even say we need to cut immigration without racial protests.

LETTER: Let’s face the truth, many are fearful

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts as he leaves a campaign stop in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Hanson's votes attributed to 'fear'.

LETTER: Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

PREVENTATIVE PLUS: Keppel MP Brittany Lauga wants to tell her own personal story after cuts were announced to the bulk-billing incentive.

Keppel MP hits back at ‘disgraceful’ comments

Gladstone, you amaze me, and not in a good way

Gladstone Emgergency Department 2016.

This letter writer is not impressed by the turn out

Why today is a sad day for fairness

You might not know yet but today's decision could cost you thousands

You don't need a bloke to buy you flowers: Opinion

SELF LOVE: We don’t really need a bloke to buy us flowers.

I’m not saying go out and buy a fresh bunch of flowers every day.

Why playing Pokemon on the GO is plain dangerous

Pokemon GO can be a risky game.

Chopper at scene of truck rollover on CQ highway

Brisbane-based EMQ Rescue Helicopter made an emergency landing in Cooroy overnight. Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

Driver sustains serious injuries in truck rollover

Bruce Hwy double crash horror: 4 in hospital, 1 serious

Ambulance Photo: Cade Mooney / Sunshine Coast Daily

Four motorists injured in two smashes in 40 minutes.

Cyclist fighting for life after colliding with bush turkey

Brush (or bush) turkeys can create a huge mess for keen gardeners.

The man, 45, is in a critical condition in hospital

Watch as baby whale plays with its mum

Baby whale breaches off coast.

The calf and it's mother are on their way to warmer waters

Dawson MP laughs off Shaun Micallef's on-air roasting of him

ABC's Mad as Hell

Shaun Micallef makes fun at Dawson MP on his program

$25m to beat illegal gun traffickers

Firearms.

Federal Government announces $25.4 million to crack down on guns.

Royal Commission to focus on Northern Territory

Cabinet to discuss direction of Royal Commission into juvenile detention

The fact your boss should know about you but doesn't...

A study has established something interesting about Aussie workers

Phones better value than electricity

The Queensland Times now has a mobile version of its website, allowing the site to be navigated more easily with a smart phone.

Australians believe their power bill is a rip-off but not the phone

Stub you: How a tobacco giant is bypassing packaging rules

TOBACCO GIANT: 'We are providing a fresh, premium product.'

Migaloo heads north with own 'bodyguard'

Migaloo is generating a little too much excitement, it seems.

White superstar of the water will be escorted to Great Barrier Reef

VIDEO: Surfer tells of baby humpback whale rescue

TRAGEDY AVERTED: Beachgoers help to rescue a baby whale beached at Kingscliff. Photo by Emma O'Sullivan/Facebook.

"I was trying to give him a rub and talk to it to keep it calm."

Trump: Russia, if you're listening...hack Hillary's emails

Republican candidate Donald Trump called earlier this week for a “complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on”. He has attracted intense criticism from his own party and opponents for the prejudiced stance.

Trump: “I was shocked to hear (Putin) mention the N-word"

How the past finally caught up with this rapist

Devon Charles Bond in the High Court at Christchurch.

They arrested him, took his DNA, and hit on a cold case match

Hillary Clinton officially fighting Trump to be president

Hillary Clinton will be the Democrat's candidate for president

She will be the first woman running for president with a major party

History in making for electric bike rider

OTHER THAN having an eye on less fossil fuel emissions, motorbike rider Richard Kent had other reasons to go electric. Here's why.

Ultra athletes go the distance

Lindsay Warwick and Brett Stevens competed at the Ultra Marathon in the Blue Mountains

Two Gladstone runners sacrificed all to crack the ton

The Glen take their chances against Yaralla

David Heymer. - A grade cricket between Yaralla and The Glen. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

The Glen's Christmas cricket feast

Enjoy Christmas without stretching your belt

Our top tips to keep your wellbeing in check this festive season

Man alive: Do we know what 'freedom' actually means?

We need freedom to be in control of ourselves

Why its important to wear a decent mouthguard

Wearing a mouthguard can prevent future dental health problems.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

QUALITY TIME: Volunteers help others while also working on their own projects.

Volunteers play a big role while gaining skills

"F*** OFF, We will race"- Motorbike race push flares up

DAMAGE: Vandals have struck over the proposed Hinterland TT race.

Coast motorbike race under clouds as vandals strike

Bigoted rant: "Your father should go back to NZ"

"It would probably be advisable for him to pack up and go back to NZ

Barefoot burglar robs home, leaves shoes behind

Why you should keep your doors locked, even when you're inside

Where there's smoke there's fine

SMOKING in the car leads to a fine.

Rob Kardashian 'neglected' by Blac Chyna

Friends say they are now 'back in love'

Isla Fisher: I don't like talking about my private life

Isla Fisher shut down TV hosts when they asked about her husband

Mariah Carey: I 'can't believe' Prince has gone

'Prince was one of the best people I've met'

Joe Jonas' 'tough' pals

Joe Jonas' pals are 'tough' with his potential partners

The Bachelor wash up: bacon, plank offs and that white rose

Richie Strahan, second from left, with bachelorettes Eliza, Faith, Noni and Janey in a scene from episode one of the fourth season of The Bachelor.

RICHIE Strahan meets some beautiful, and colourful, bachelorettes.

What's on the big screen this week

Matt Damon in a scene from the movie Jason Bourne.

MATT Damon returnx in the spy thriller Jason Bourne.